Daily Vocabulary Words: For most banking Aspirants, vocabulary is a nightmare but it carries a great amount of importance in every competitive exam. It is very important to have a good hold on the vocabulary to increase efficiency in the language section and also to increase your overall scores. That is why Adda247 has started a new initiative to improve the vocabulary of the aspirants with Visual vocabulary words and their meanings.
Daily Vocabulary Words
1. Brickbat (noun)
Meaning; A criticism or uncomplimentary remark
Synonyms: affront, condemn
Antonyms: commendation, compliment
2. Gnaw (verb)
Meaning; To produce excessive anxiety or worry.
Synonyms: torture, trouble
Antonyms: soothe, aid
Meaning; A sentry or guard
Synonyms: keeper, protector
Antonyms: ignorant, naive
4. Reprobate (noun)
Meaning; An individual with low morals
Synonyms: wretch, Rogue
Antonyms: virtuous, righteous
5. Pernicious (adjective)
Meaning; Causing much harm in a subtle way.
6. Ruing (verb)
Meaning; Sorrow; repentance; regret
Synonyms: mourn, grieve
Antonyms: delight, praise
7. Obfuscation (noun)
Meaning; Confusion, bewilderment, or a baffled state
Importance of Vocabulary Words in the English Language
- The reading comprehension from which 50% of the English language section questions are based requires the candidate to have good reading skills and requires a good hold on the English vocabulary. A good vocabulary will give the candidates of a better understanding of comprehension which will benefit them in scoring maximum marks.
- A good vocabulary also helps a candidate to crack the interview round of the banking exams. The candidate can form a sentence perfectly if he/she has a good vocabulary.
- Apart from the reading comprehension section, there are multiple English tests where vocabulary can be used.